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Bisons Return After Break to Face UBC Thunderbirds

January 6, 2011 6:45 AM | Sports

After a restful winter break, the Manitoba Bisons are ready to begin the second half of their season this weekend at home.


The Bison men’s basketball team will face the UBC Thunderbirds on Friday and Saturday, who are currently ranked second in the latest CIS poll and tied for first in the conference holding a 10-2 record. The Herd is tied for third with a 7-3 record.

Prior to the men’s matchup, the women will take the court to also tangle with the Thunderbirds, who sit tied for sixth with a 7-5 record. The Bisons are 3-2 for the season at home, and hope to begin the new year with a win.

The men’s games tip off at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Investors Group Athletic Centre. The women start at 6 p.m. on both nights.

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